Innovation can enhance health systems by improving disease prevention, enabling personalised medicine and increasing access to care. During the COVID-19 pandemic, innovation was key in uncovering more regulatory flexibility and new clinical trial models. Innovation also helped to drive increased production and the development of new solutions, while allowing for the rapid adaptation of devices and processes.
We need to unveil existing roadblocks, gather learnings from the pandemic and provide recommendations for policy action, in order to create resilient and sustainable healthcare systems. EIT Health is uniquely placed to do this transformational work and engage with stakeholders to build future-proof health systems through innovation.
This Think Report defines the potential for health innovation to build resilient and sustainable healthcare systems for a forward-looking Europe. It identifies gaps, opportunities and lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and goes on to provide recommendations for policy action.
Read the full report here.